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Sustainable Recipe Series: MUSE Cafeteria Butter Bean & Sweet Pea Dip

Happy St. Patrick's Day! This "green" recipe is from MUSE Cafeteria, the greenest restaurant in the world! They are 100% vegan, use on-site renewable energy, purchase organic food, and much more! Learn more about their steps taken here. Butter Bean & Sweet Pea Dip Makes 2 cups Week 9 This dip is so creamy and delicious. Serve it with Crudité, pita chips or crackers. It also tastes great as a sandwich spread or use it as a sauce and fold it into warm pasta. 2 cups cooked butter beans 1 cup cooked peas 1 tsp. chopped garlic 1 tbsp. tahini paste 1 lemon, juiced 2 Tbsp. fresh mint, chopped 1 tbsp. olive oil salt, to taste Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and puree until sm

3 Ways to Conserve Water at Your Restaurant

Cape Town, South Africa will become one of the highest-populated cities to run out of water by mid-summer. Residents and businesses alike adhered to strict water rationing for months, which by early February, dropped to 13 gallons per person, per day. Cape Town is among other well-known cities that within the past decade have experienced droughts and drought-like conditions. Lack of accessible clean water threatens to cause widespread health problems and shutter businesses. In 2014, this Sacramento restaurant adopted water conservation practices to adjust to water rationing, while also saving money and preventing any consumer loss in the process. Restaurant owners can make small, simple shif

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